Sept 5th & 12th Annette Ormond - Sligo Education Centre

Sligo Education Centre
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Dyslexia- Identification and understanding difficulties associated with the diagnosis and helping the students to access the curriculum (P/PP)
Annette Ormond, Grad Dip. SEN, M.Ed ASN.
September 5th & 12th (7pm)
Sept 5th
A practical workshop examining the signs and symptoms of dyslexia and how teachers might recognise it in the classroom. We will look at the specific difficulties associated with the diagnosis and will use basic assessments and checklists suitable for classroom and school use to help teachers plan to assess the children. At the end of this workshop the participants will understand better what dyslexia feels like from the perspective of the person with dyslexia and in what areas of education and daily living the difficulties appear. A 2-part course.
Sept 12th
During this workshop we will examine differentiation techniques and resources that will help students with dyslexia to access the curriculum and to reach their full potential. We will take a practical approach to planning to meet needs of the students and will look at some of the resources available for students with dyslexia.
Registrants are automatically signed up for both sessions

Annette Ormond, Grad Dip. SEN, M.Ed ASN.
I am a primary teacher working in schools for the past seventeen years. I am a passionate lifelong learner and am currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership through Waterford Institute of Technology and studying towards a degree in psychology. I have completed many different courses in the area of educating children with Special Educational Needs and I have significant and varied experience in the area. I believe wholeheartedly in the difference we can make in the lives of people with many additional needs through our understanding and our knowledge. I worked with the Dyslexia Association of Ireland for eight years and was awarded the IATSE Testimonial and Award for excellence in Support Teaching in 2017 when studying in University College Dublin and the Louise Madigan Bursary Award for research in education in 2021.

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